Cleo Caraway

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General Information

Name: Cleo Caraway

Pen Name: None

Born: November 20, 1888 in Raleigh, Illinois

Died: 1977 in Raleigh, Illinois

Illinois Connection

Caraway lived in Murphysboro township in Southern Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Caraway worked for the Forestry Sciences Laboratory on the campus of Southern Illinois University Carbondale for more than forty years. She is the recipient of the USDA Honor Award for Superior Service and the Illinois State Historical Society's Scholarly Certificate of Excellence.

Published Works

  • Growing Up in a Land Called Egypt, Southern Illinois University Press, 2009

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Growing Up in a Land Called Egypt: A Southern Illinois Family Biography (Shawnee Books)

ISBN: 0809329468
Release Date: 2009-12-21

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External Links

Cleo Caraway on WorldCat

Cleo Caraway on Amazon


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